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Former US military aviators explain why an experienced fighter pilot can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former US military aviators explain why an experienced fighter pilot can’t fly a Cessna 172 without training
The story of George 'Bud' Day, MoH Recipient, first jet pilot to survive a `parachute-less' ejection and first Commander of F-100 Misty FACs in Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of George ‘Bud’ Day, MoH Recipient, first jet pilot to survive a `parachute-less’ ejection and first Commander of F-100 Misty FACs in Vietnam
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
That time a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft nearly collided with a USAF F-22 stealth fighter (and the other close calls between Russian and NATO aircraft over Syria)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
That time a Russian Su-25 attack aircraft nearly collided with a USAF F-22 stealth fighter (and the other close calls between Russian and NATO aircraft over Syria)
The story of the formation of 75 Tu-16 Badger bombers that avoided collision after flying through thick clouds at 990ft during the May Day Parade in Red Square
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The story of the formation of 75 Tu-16 Badger bombers that avoided collision after flying through thick clouds at 990ft during the May Day Parade in Red Square
Sponsored by: Schiffer Military
Indian Air Force CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopter makes emergency landing on school ground
Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety
Indian Air Force CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopter makes emergency landing on school ground
‘We took off with 270 children, and we landed with 271.’ C-17 crew helped to deliver a baby aboard a Globemaster III carrying Afghans evacuated from Kabul
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
‘We took off with 270 children, and we landed with 271.’ C-17 crew helped to deliver a baby aboard a Globemaster III carrying Afghans evacuated from Kabul
The A-12 program was so secret that CIA injected with sodium pentothal the first pilot that bailed out of an Oxcart to interrogate him after the crash
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
The A-12 program was so secret that CIA injected with sodium pentothal the first pilot that bailed out of an Oxcart to interrogate him after the crash
The tragic fate of Airwolf Bell 222: destroyed due to pilot error a few years after the show ended
Helicopters / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
The tragic fate of Airwolf Bell 222: destroyed due to pilot error a few years after the show ended
A skinny person can find some space inside the wheel well of a C-17 cargo aircraft but would die within minutes from takeoff. Here’s why.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
A skinny person can find some space inside the wheel well of a C-17 cargo aircraft but would die within minutes from takeoff. Here’s why.
Tu-144 Vs Concorde: the Concordski was bigger and faster than its Anglo-French counterpart, but its glory was quite short. Here’s why.
Civil Aviation / Losses and Aviation Safety
Tu-144 Vs Concorde: the Concordski was bigger and faster than its Anglo-French counterpart, but its glory was quite short. Here’s why.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Former A-10 pilot explains why taxiing in the Warthog “feels like leg day at the gym.” (Not all of the A-10s have a parking brake!)
Correction: USAF C-17 Reach 871 safely evacuated 823 (not “only” 640) Afghan citizens from Kabul. 183 children were also aboard.
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Correction: USAF C-17 Reach 871 safely evacuated 823 (not “only” 640) Afghan citizens from Kabul. 183 children were also aboard.
USAF investigating Afghan deaths, human remains discovered in wheel well of C-17 that took off from Kabul
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
USAF investigating Afghan deaths, human remains discovered in wheel well of C-17 that took off from Kabul
B-52 Navigator tells the story of when his BUFF was nearly fired at by a Navy/Marine F/A-18 during Operation Desert Storm (and remembers other scary sorties flown during the First Gulf War)
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
B-52 Navigator tells the story of when his BUFF was nearly fired at by a Navy/Marine F/A-18 during Operation Desert Storm (and remembers other scary sorties flown during the First Gulf War)
Sponsored by: Osprey Publishing
More details about Reach 871, the USAF C-17 that safely evacuated 640 Afghans fleeing from Taliban
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
More details about Reach 871, the USAF C-17 that safely evacuated 640 Afghans fleeing from Taliban
"NASA 831 do not light your afterburners!” The story of the SR-71B Blackbird that had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / SR-71 Blackbird
“NASA 831 do not light your afterburners!” The story of the SR-71B Blackbird that had an almost catastrophic fuel leak on a mission to perform a flyby at EAA Oshkosh
Eight dead as Russian Navy Beriev Be-200 amphibious firefighting aircraft crashes in Turkey
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
Eight dead as Russian Navy Beriev Be-200 amphibious firefighting aircraft crashes in Turkey
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